Michael Owen is often ridiculed for his generic, stating-the-bleeding-obvious commentary. But no one can accuse the former striker of sitting on the fence in his punditry duties, as he showed when discussing the title race on BT Sports this morning. With United just 8 points off leaders Chelsea (at the time Owen was speaking, pre-Villa), […]
Manchester City increased the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea in Week 17, beating Crystal Palace 3-0 to (momentarily) pull level with the Blues at the top of the standings. Christian Benteke and Radamel Falcao scored in the...Show More Summary
The list you've all been waiting for. Bowl game and playoff odds and ends, courtesy of Bovada. Image from 30fps. ROSE BOWL @ Rose Bowl - Pasadena, CA Florida State +9 Oregon -9 SUGAR BOWL @ Superdome - New Orleans,...
Roger Goodell has reportedly told the Chargers, Raiders and Rams that none of them will be moving to Los Angeles for next season. What do they do now? Roger Goodell has informed the San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams that no team will move to Los Angeles for the 2015 season, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Show More Summary
Luis Suarez scored his first La Liga goal and Lionel Messi hit a late double as Barcelona won 5-0 at home to Cordoba at Camp Nou on Saturday. Signed from Liverpool in the summer for a reported £75 million, Suarez endured a goalless start to the season after serving a long ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup. Show More Summary
A pair of Top 25 teams badly in need of a win will do battle at the CBS Sports Classic in Chicago on Saturday afternoon, and you can follow live coverage right here. Both No. 12 Ohio State and No. 24 North Carolina are expected to be...Show More Summary
The invaluable list of bowl game trends from OddsShark. Image courtesy of 30fps. New Orleans Bowl Nevada vs UL Lafayette · Eight of the past nine New Orleans Bowls played OVER the total · Fourth straight year for UL-Lafayette in...
After several years of their scorebug being a banner on the bottom of the screen, ESPN has switched it up for bowl season. With the advent of bowl season and the New Orleans Bowl, ESPN debuted this new look for college football. The...Show More Summary
Arsene Wenger believes Alexis Sanchez is like Luis Suarez and “made for the English game”. Wenger takes his Arsenal side to Liverpool on Sunday with Sanchez in his team, rather than among the opposition. The Frenchman’s pursuit of the Chile … Continue reading ?
No NFL bettors are left behind in the holiday rush. The NFL picks department is ever-present and in need of attention. For those with the time, the Week 16 slate is perhaps the most difficult to date. This makes things both fun and dangerous at a time when coin may already be thin. Show More Summary
The production of Dolphins RB Lamar Miller drops dramatically after his 10th carry of a game, from 5.4 average yards to 2.5. A week after shutting down Aaron Rodgers, the Bills hope to similarly harass Oakland QB Derek Carr. The Patriots are preparing for Percy Harvin with some of the same keys they used when…
Smart fantasy football owners know when to play it safe and when to take the types of risks that win championships. Which moves could pay off in a big way in Week 16? Which studs should be on your bench? Which usual duds are primed for...Show More Summary
Manuel Pellegrini hailed his side’s professionalism in his post-match interview today, after they were forced to beat Crystal Palace without a recognized striker. Without Aguero, Dzeko or Jovetic, Pellegrini played James Milner as a false 9, with David Silva also given free reign to break forward. Pellegrini praised his Spanish midfielder in particular, reminding the […]
It’s been a while in coming, but former LIverpool striker Luis Suarez has finally opened his account in La Liga for FC Barcelona. The Barcelona summer signing, who missed the start of the season with a ban dished out after the Uruguayan bit Georgio Chellini at the World Cup, scored his first Spanish league goal […]
It's not often that recently dethroned champions get paired up with relatively unknown opponents, much less one ranked outside the Top 10 rankings; however, that is exactly what has happened with former Bantamweight champion Renan Barao,...Show More Summary
Harsh decision from the ref, to put it mildly.
The Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams can breathe a bit easier — reports say that the NFL isn’t planning on awarding a franchise to Los Angeles in the coming year. There have been increasing rumors that the league is prepared to move...Show More Summary
Five things to watch for in Sunday’s game between the Green Bay Packers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Aaron Rodgers: He might be the best quarterback in the league, but Green Bay’s Rodgers doesn’t have a great history when it comes to playing games in Tampa. Show More Summary
The Cincinnati Bearcats men's basketball team will be without head coach Mick Cronin Saturday as he deals with an unruptured aneurysm. According to GoBearcats.com, the 43-year-old coach will be away from the sidelines for an undetermined amount of time. Show More Summary